[Sca-cooks] Boarshead was Decadence menu
selene at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 19 20:16:01 PST 2009
Heh, that's a long time ago. For one thing, my divorce and name change
was nearly five years ago. It was fun though and frankly, modern USAns
are mostly not interested in eating a boar's head, no matter how dainty
our ancestors found it.
Selene Colfox mka Susan Fox. Just Fox.
Johnna Holloway wrote:
> The feasts that I have been at that served a boar's head all used
> the head of a pig and faked the tusks. The last one I saw served
> was painted gold with spray paint. It had been boiled and was never
> intended to be eaten.
> From the Subtletie list files come these messages:
> Susan Fox-Davis wrote:
> > My oft-repeated story about King Guy and the Boar's Head is webbed at:
> > http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-MEATS/pig-heads-msg.html
> On Dec 19, 2009, at 3:43 PM, Liz Wilson wrote:
>> However, how does one procure the wild
>> boar? (Not that I have really looked for a source
>> but it sounds intriguing). Also, how are you preparing it?
>> And is there anything in the Florilegium on how to do it?
>> I am interested in making a wild boar centerpiece for
>> Christmas but I haven't decided whether to do a real one,
>> a fake one, or a cake one. snipped
>> Christianna inghean Feargus (from Steppes in Ansteorra)
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